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This comprehensive training course for Computer Hardware Technicians spans 5 CD-ROM's and contains over 8 hours of professional quality instructor led training. Multimedia content allows you to quickly learn key concepts and the CD format lets you quickly pause and review important areas. After completing the course you will be prepared to take and pass the CH111 Computer Hardware Technician certification exam as well as the A+. A detailed outline of the course as well as a short introduction to the trainer are included below.

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About The Trainer:

David Groth has published several books for Sybex on a variety of hardware and networking topics. In addition to these books, David regularly teaches advanced technology classes all over the United States. He has over 15 years of computer experience and has obtained numerous technical certifications. Currently, he is President of Advanced Training Solutions in Fargo, ND.

Hardware Technician Volume 1

1.0 Computer Service Concepts
1.1 Analog vs. Digital
1.2 Microcomputer Electronic Components
1.3 Physics of Electronics
1.4 Numbering Systems
1.5 Tools of the Trade
1.6 Electrostatic Discharge (ESD)
1.7 Safety
1.8 Environmental Concerns
2.0 Architecture
2.1 System Board
2.2 CPU
2.3 BIOS
2.4 Memory
2.5 Storage
2.6 Input/Output
2.7 Power Systems
2.8 Portable Computer Systems
2.9 PC Component Review
3.0 Memory Architecture
3.1 Physical Memory
3.2 Logical Memory
3.3 Memory Optimization
3.4 Memory Troubleshooting

Hardware Technician Volume 2

1.0 Disk System Architecture
1.1 Storage Types
1.2 Floppy Disk Systems
1.3 IDE Disk Systems
1.4 SCSI Disk Systems
2.0 Expansion Bus Architecture
2.1 What is a Bus?
2.2 Expansion Bus Features
2.3 8-Bit Bus (PC Bus)
2.4 Industry Standard Architecture (ISA)
2.5 Micro Channel Architecture (MCA)
2.6 Extended ISA (EISA)
2.7 VESA Local Bus ((VL-Bus)
2.8 Peripheral Component Interconnect (PCI)
2.9 Accelerated Graphics Port (AGP) Bus
3.0 Peripheral Devices
3.1 Input Devices
3.2 Output Devices
3.3 Computer Display Devices
3.4 Other Peripherals
4.0 Printers
4.1 Impact Printers
4.2 Bubble-Jet Printers
4.3 Laser and Page Printers
4.4 Interfaces and Print Media

Hardware Technician Volume 3

1.0 Networks
1.1 What is a Network?
1.2 Network Media Types
1.3 Connectivity Devices
2.0 Installation and Upgrades
2.1 Computer Disassembly
2.2 Computer Reassembly
2.3 Device Installation
3.0 Hardware Troubleshooting
3.1 Troubleshooting Resources
3.2 Hardware Troubleshooting Tips
3.3 Printer Troubleshooting
3.4 Top 10 Troubleshooting Steps

Hardware Technician Volume 4

1.0 Operating Systems
1.1 Types of Software
1.2 Operating System Terms and Concepts
1.3 “Classic” Operating Systems
1.4 Other Current Operating Systems
2.0 The Windows 9x/2000 Interface
2.1 Windows Interface
2.2 Windows
2.3 The Command Prompt
2.4 Windows Configuration and Management
3.0 Installing and Using Windows 95/98
3.1 Installation Prerequisites
3.2 Preparing the Computer for Installation
3.3 Performing a Windows 9x Installation
3.4 Configuring Windows 9x Software
3.5 Windows 9x Management
4.0 Installing and Using Windows 2000
4.1 Installing Windows 2000
4.2 Upgrading to Windows 2000
4.3 Logging on to Windows 2000
4.4 Windows 2000 System Information
4.5 Modifying Windows 2000 Settings

Hardware Technician Volume 5

1.0 Application Installation and Configuration
1.1 Application Basics
1.2 Installing Applications
1.3 Repairing or Uninstalling Applications
2.0 Using and Configuring Additional Peripherals
2.1 Windows Printing Configuration
2.2 Installing Peripheral Drivers
3.0 Preventative Maintenance
3.1 Backing Up Your Data
3.2 Guarding Against Virus Attacks
3.3 Creating and Using and Emergency Disk
4.0 Configuring Network Software
4.1 MS Networking Basic
4.2 Installing Networking Software
4.3 Configuring Windows to Share Files and Printers
4.4 Using Shared Resources
4.5 Networking and the Internet
4.6 A TCP/IP Primer
4.7 Configuring Internet Access Software
5.0 Software Troubleshooting
5.1 Troubleshooting Steps
5.2 Common Window’s Problems
5.3 Troubleshooting Utilities

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